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™. around the bay area tonight and even more is on the way this weekend. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama dates. carolyn johnson has the night off. rain and lightning showing up on live doppler 7hd tonight. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it closely. sandhya? >> dan and ama, over 250 lightning strikes off the coast. some of the strikes have made it to land. let me show you live doppler 7hd. right now as we take you a little bit closer, i want to show you the strikes that are right around the area that is north to the west. i will loop this for you so you can see where these strong thunderstorms moved in. as i pull out here, i do want to show you many strikes showing up just west of sea ranch. there are heavy rains showing up there as well. i am watching this for you because as you look out over the pacific, check out the trail of lightning strikes off the coastline here. let's take you in closer now and show you where it is raining. around mill valley, ricardo road and paradise drive. we'll show you some other parts of the bay area, some moderate to heavy rain around vaca
, and that's what happened. yeah, yeah. it didn't go so well. >> it looks like fun when he was. with you, dan -- >> as it turns out it's tricky to use. >> yeah. >> the gift that keeps on giving. >> perhaps we shouldn't be running that story. >>> also this morning, keep a close eye on those gifts you do buy. unfortunately, 'tis the season for christmas crimes, as well. and we'll show you some bad guys caught on tape red handed stealing people's presents. that's coming up next. >>> but we're going to start here this half hour with what is shaping up to be the big story on christmas and the days of a. severe weather, it could strand many of the 93 million americans who travel for the holidays. >> that's right, not one but two huge storms taking shape ready to strike right after you open your presents. meteorologist ginger zee is here with the details. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, guys. it is going to be an interesting week. active weather on the way that starts with this storm, christmas eve, light snow from eastern michigan into parts of northern ohio into parts of new york even to bo
officer inside. i'm dan ashley. carolyn has the night off. we need this break from the rain as a chance to dry out, but the storms have certainly left a mark. we have live storm team coverage with meteorologist sandhya patel in a moment. first to abc7 news reporter leslie brinkley who has more on downed trees that have become a bad problem. >> it is a bad year for falling trees. the saturated soil and the lean lead to this one falling over. >> this arborist says the ground is super saturated, but what is toppling many of these trees is the wind. >> especially swirling winds that aren't coming from the standard direction can really cause a lot of damage. >> a huge tree came crashing down along dwight way and fell on to a passing berkeley police car driven by this officer. >> i heard a couple of loud cracking sounds and saw a couple of pedestrians pointing upward. a couple small branches fell and hit my view and hit the brakes. the abs activated and then a tree fell on top of the car. >> the officer walked away uninjured. the damaged car was towed. it was a similar scene across marin coun
, as always, with mr. ron claiborne. >> hi, dan, bianna. we begin in australia, with a confrontation with a shark. it cost a surfer two fingers and a chunk of his leg. the 29-year-old was surrounded by a pod of dolphins when the shark attacked yesterday. >> my legs. >> and witnesses say the man used his surfboard to fight off the shark. but the shark bit off two of his fingers. >>> and police in new york city are searching for a woman who pushed a man to his death in front of an oncoming subway train. police are checking homeless shelters and psychiatric units for the woman seen in this surveillance video running away from the scene of that crime. authorities released a sketch of that suspect. investigators used a smartphone and a bottle prescription pills to identify the victim. he is the second person in a month to be pushed to his death in the new york city subway system. >>> and the neighbor of the gunman who shot and killed two firefighters is under arrest, accused of buying two of the guns in that christmas eve ambush. dawn young of rochester allegedly purchased the weapons in
learning that chevron 'has' obtained those permits. kron 4's dan kerman joins us now.with details. dan - that rebuilding plan generated quite a bit of controversy? >> reporter: it did catherine. it was all about the type of pipe that would be used to replace the one that ruptured. the concern here is what would be best to prevent corosion which is believed to be the cause of august's pipe failure. chevron proposed using a 9- percent chromium steel pipe. but the chemical safety board questioned why they were not using stainless steel with 18% chromium..which they believed was the industry standard. the city hired outside experts who ultimately concluded 9 chrome provides an "inherently safer design" with that the city of richmond went ahead and issued permits for the repair of crude unit 4. the chemical safety board said "we will not endorse or object to that decision" city councilman tom butt said he believes chevron "covered all their bases" and says ultimately no pipe will last forever which is why they must be "rigorously inspected on a regular basis." and catherine chevron says it
at your holiday weekend and it does feature some heavy rain. dan. >> thank you very much. >> so many consequences from the weather. very close call for marin county woman who is getting ready to leave her house this morning when she was nearly hit by falling tree. story tonight from wayne. >>reporter: near the edge of the continent western marin this is what happens when a typical winter storm gets mean in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> one step and crash. >> well i was probably 2 feet. i was underneath all this rubble. >>reporter: michelle and her husband ted on the wrong end of a douglas fir that crashed through the carport, cars and nearly them. they were inside when it fell. did you see it coming. >> no. >>reporter: did you hear it coming. >> no. >> no warning at all. came down from the direction over here. >>reporter: their story was the worst from wet day that brought in convenience mostly. and tough going on local freeways and roads maybe had you a chance to check out the white caps at the reservoir. or the new found streets here. you one have had to park in the
. >> "closing bell" exchange, dan greenhouse, cnbc contributor, we've got todd schoenberger from land coal capital, rick santelli, steve guilfoyle on the floor of the exchange with us as well. let's see. let's start with you, mr. grinch. you sell on any strengths, even now, even if we get a deal? >> well, fundamental analysis is thrown out the window. this obviously is a headline-driven market. any time you're hearing about something that's going to take place, any hint at any type of negotiation, any type of a deal, the markets tend to respond. right now i think the markets are calling their bluff right now. we're not expecting a lot out of what's taking place in washington at this moment. here's a thing, guys. even if there is a deal, it's going to be tough. you'll have a knee jerk reaction. markets should be rallying, might be a great opportunity to sell into strength, because when you look behind the curtain of any deal that's going to happen, it's going to be remarkably bad for the economy. >> austerity on the way. >> absolutely. >> whatever we're looking at. >> talking about spending
of people to local hospitals. as kron 4's dan kerman reports - chevron will be able to use a type of pipe that has created a lot of controversy. >> reporter: nearly 5 months after a pipe rupture created a fireball above chevron's richmond refinery sending thousands to area hospitals, the oil giant has been given the ok to rebuild crude unit number 4 and replace the pipe that ruptured with one made of 9-percent chromium steel the chemical safety board had questioned why chevron was not using stainless steel with 18% chromium. suggesting it was the industry standard and better to withstand corrosion which is believed to be the cause of august's pipe rupture but in this letter to the richmond city council, city manager bill lindsay says two outside consultants have concluded that using a 9 chrome represents an "inherently safer design" than other available materials. it was that determination that lead to the permits being issued the chemical safety board said it "will not endorse or object to that decision." city councilman tom butt said he believes this time chevron covered all their bases
. could possibly have found some issues. dan kerman turks of the story from there. >> reporter: many feeble and up in a storefront office, with a quick loan, like here. many -- people will end up in a storefront, like this. dan kerman takes the story from there. >> the legal high is 36%, some are even add 400% because this is such an extraordinary amount of interest, they would never be able to even touch the principle. >> reporter: without admitting to any wrong going check 'n go.. will start to reimburse a refund. between $20.4000 $600 if they apply within the next three months he if you think you can apply? calloanrefund.org but you must file your claim within the next 390 days. >> the antioch city park could look like this. the next--90 days--you must submit your requests at calloanrefund.orgnext at 5. shots" kron4news he was 78. >> the antioch city park may look like this now, but soon it will be getting a facelift. arsonists set the toddler section of the park on fire back in september, and since then, the group take-back-antioch set out to raise money to rebuild it. the estima
feet over flood stage. 40 families in the community of felton grove had to leave their homes. dan and liz say they did get advanced warning that the river was rising fast. >> first it was an advisory only. then it became mandatory as it was clear the river was going to come up. >> streets in felton were from six inches to four feet underwater. these photos taken by show the area at the height of the flooding, a stranded police car had to be towed out. >>> stretch of road off richmond parkway reopened after flooding caused its closure. it took on water all day yesterday. the landscape along the road was so saturated rain was rolling off it, the road had to be closed until the water drained off. heavy rain caused a creek to overflow banks yesterday afternoon in -- turned into a lake, four homes were flooded. >>> san francisco international airport expects no weather-related delays today that's good news for travelers whose flights were cancelled this weekend. others spent hours at the airport. at one point arriving flights were delayed up to two hours. >> i got here 4:00 i've been w
of it. >> yes. absolutely right dan. we begin to see the atmosphere moisture inup and here's don don. you notice the darker green where the rainy is actually hitting the ground. coast up in may rip county even over the golden gate bridge we see returns but mostly it is offshore and as we go closer to the north bay highway 101 clover dale and santa rosa light rain but most of it still in the higher elevations. highway 1 the more rural areas but right now through tiburon golden gate bridge wet weather and drizzle over in berkeley. orinda pretty good right now but first south we may have a little drizzle counsel through san ramone valley definitely cloudy and it has been cold today along the coast you will notice you are looking at few returns but the timing of the system has it coming in pretty much overnight and once again more widely scattered through the overnight hours. ping has cold air with the system and we'll talk about high surf advisory too and what the new years forecast is a little bit later. >> thanks very much. >> with all the rain bay area reservoir are overflowing wit
into the air and sent thousands of people to local hospitals. as kron 4 news and dan kerman reports, chevron will be able to use a type of pipe created a lot of controversy. >> in this letter to the richmond city council the city manager's stated that two outside consultants have concluded that use an crone will represent and a safer design. this was the determination that led to the permits being issued. the chemical safety board stated that will not endorse this decision. city council stated that this time chevron cover all the bases. he stated that all timidly no pipe will last forever. he stated that they have to inspect them on a regular basis. as for chevron, they stated their pleas that they were issued the permits so that they can proceed without repairs. >> chevron hopes to have these repairs completed by next year. they stated that this unit may be available by early april. >> a woman who was gang raped on a city bus in india, has died. for the vicious crime has been drawn worldwide attention. protest's have swept through ndf cents per attack two weeks ago. at the indian consulate
. >> ama: public visitation is underway for the late senator dan all inouye in washington, dc. the casket arrived in honolulu today. inouye who lost an arm in world war ii and was the first japanese american to be elected to senate, died on wednesday. >> a boston police officer claimed she was just doing his job when he dove into icy waters to save a drowning woman. someone used a cell phone to capture the officer's heroics. he heard a woman crying for help yesterday in boston's four point channel so he dove into the channel and swam to the woman. >> hi my job is to show up when people call for help. if we don't help no one is coming. >> that cop is a hero tonight. didn't think twice about it. >> norton held on a a raft while the woman used his life preserver to stay afloat. they were both rescued, cold but okay. >>> one wheel of fort turn winner seemed to get all the right letters and the answer to the clue but there was something about the way she said it that didn't sit right with the show's producers. nick watt has the story. reporter: when she was on the road. >> seven swans aswimmin
plus families were told to evacuate at about 1:30. dan and liz say they got a warning that the nearby san lorenzo river was rising fast. >> at first it was an advisory only, and then it was mandatory when it was clear the river would come up. >> the river reached some four feet over flood stage. they were evacuated before. they have lived here 27 years. >> we need to secure our animals. we need to move our vehicles. we need to not be in the houses while the severe flooding is happening. >> while the streets were under anywhere from six inches to four feet of water, these still photos show the area at the height of the flooding. the stranded police car had to be towed out. they showed us where the river water reached in his garage back in 1998. he says flooding here is a way of life. >> if it is going to get to you too much you shouldn't live down there. >> the heavy rains caused the closure of southbound highway 9 to paradise drive. the road was closed near san lorenzo valley high school. a tree fell on power lines causing a power outage to dozens of homes. they were anxious to restor
the forecast one last time with spencer. >> all right dan. take a look at the storm watch here. satellite radar composite image approaching storm system that is going to bring us christmas day rainfall look at live doppler 7 hd. well to the north. rain up around crescent city and eureka a working slowly to the bay area. tomorrow christmas day sunny milder down south. high in the 60's and palm springs but wet day in the northern half of the state. especially here in the bay area. rain here snow over in the sierra. our rainfall begins up in the north bay tomorrow and it will be there for most of the day before beginning to sweep south ward and east war. high pressure up north. range from upper from is to the around 50 degrees but in the other peninsula writ around the bay down to the south bay high in the mid 50's before the rainfall arrives later in the afternoon evening. here's accu-weather 7 day forecast. rainy day tomorrow. showers on wednesday. drying out thursday friday slight chance of couple showers on saturday. not much though. partly cloudy to mainly sunny on sunday and
. if dan akroyd can't help them, nobody can help them. they've got to pay the landlord or break the lease and let the landlord relet it to someone else. that invisible hand was the hand trying to regulate market conditions. got lost in new jersey. >> the only haunt is the judgment. >> do you think someone's going to rework the fine print and say also this includes ghosts, paranormal activity, or anything that goes bump in the night? no they'll do it on your lease, marty. all right. let's move on to another one, which is public nudity, which is always a favorite subject for just about anybody. of all places in san francisco because we look at san francisco i think as the home of the whole flower child movement. and the board of supervisors there voted to ban nudity. a city supervisor introduced the ordinance because he said residents and business owners were complaining about people walking around naked. and under the new policy you have to keep your clothes on in restaurants, public transportation, streets and sidewalks. so this seems pretty reasonable. and i'm just wondering, you know, i
at sandy hook elementary. they are hoping their message is heard at the nation's dan tal. >>> more than 30,000 people have called a petition for piers morgan to be deported. this started after he called a man unbelievably stupid after the shooting. he said if i do get deported for wanting few gun murderers, many continues will have me. >>> how is the traffic, tara? >> we should be returning back to normal. on the peninsula, skyline boulevard at sweat road. we have a fallen tree brocking the rad by -- blocking the roadway here. it will take a while to clear. they have to bring the wood chipper in. highway 237, traffic westbound, normally backed up at sunnyvale. but this christmas eve day we're luckily experiencing no problems. >>> on the bay bridge, traffic is looking great into san francisco right now. >>> 7:49. let's head over to rosemary. >>> actually, we'll take it over from here. changes could be coming to a city known for its high crime. why richmond says other cities are starting to surpass their crime rate. >>> and why the dungeonness -- the dunges in crab season -- dungeness crab s
an agreement those increases will take dan. >> here is a look at wall street they are back at work this morning. the dow was up this morning but now they're back down by 22 points. >> in bay area >> . a san francisco woman will be in accord after an accident that killed a person and injured two others. this woman was killed when she was hit and police stated that the driver of this car was intoxicated. the victim's son stated that he does not one another person to go through this because someone was drinking and driving. >> there are consequences, my family, i had a perfect family and mother. not everything is gone for me. >> the driver of the car was arrested. she is only 23 years old. she faces felony counts including the hit killer manslaughter. >> a man shot in west oakland on christmas day has pushed the homicide rate up. 32 year-old was shot at 24 in chestnut street and his murder is the 127 homicide of the year. the last time this rose was in 2007 and know what has been arrested for his murder. >> the time now is 8:07 a.m.. we will be right back. here is a live look at the cam on van nes
. >> this is a dan westbound lane daly city. >> a developing story that we are following this morning. three homicides in oakland overnight. the first was a double shooting on the 800 block of mead ave in west oakland. that happened around 1 this morning. police are still on the scene investigating. at 230, a stabbing on the 5800 block of walnut street. >> this video was shot at 5:45 a.m.. i spoke with a witness and he stated that he looked out of his window and he sought to sets of vehicles pulled up. he stated that the car had four men inside. he stated that the four men walked up to two men were sitting in front of a house and then they fired a few rounds. they looked around just to evaluate the scene and then before they headed back to the car the witness stated that the two men on the ground were not even moving and then one of the men fired more shots into the victim as he was lying down on the ground. i guess he wanted to make sure that the two guys rs were really dead. >> he stated that it was a man in his early 20s and he was very popular in the area. we're still hoping to talk to i
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